JSW chief Sajjan Jindal cleared of rape allegations as police claim woman 'framed' him

Jindal had dismissed the rape allegations against him as 'false and baseless'

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The Mumbai Police in its closure report has declared that Sajjan Jindal, the chairman and managing director of the JSW Group, was "framed" by the complainant in the rape case lodged in December 2023.

The B summary report was submitted by the Bandra Kurla Complex police under the provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPc) after completion of the probe, reported The Economic Times.

According to the closure report, Jindal did not go to the hotel on the day the alleged incident. The police also pointed out the delay of nearly two years in filing the FIR in December 2023 since the alleged incident on January 24, 2022. They added that the woman could not produce evidence in the court and failed to record her statement.

On December 17, 2023, Jindal, 64, had dismissed the rape allegations levelled against him as "false and baseless"

In her complaint, the woman had alleged that Jindal raped her after promising to marry her and claimed that he had been avoiding contact with her since the alleged sexual assault.

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